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Description: Letterhead of the John C. Becker Company, manufacturers of office and bank furniture and office equipment outfitters, with an overlay with the company name...

Date: 1912-06-29 before

Description: Front and back covers of the "Informal Farewell Dinner Tendered to Mr. Wilmer Sieg upon the occasion of his departure from Milwaukee to take up his residen...


Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Express Line, transporter of trunks and other "light freight," with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon holding two trunks, and t...


Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...


Description: Letterhead of the Cudahy Brothers Company, a meat packer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a color image of a package of meat hanging from a hook on a wall,...

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...

Date: 1904-05-30 

Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads, "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."


City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.


Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...


Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

Date: 1948 

Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Milwaukee Beer, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co." At the center of the label is an image...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Date: 1910 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schloss Bräu Beer, German Lager." Cream City Brewery logo which includes a star, cre...


Description: Letterhead of the Frank R. Dengel & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in lighting fixtures and sanitary plumbing. On the left is an illustration of a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1885 after

Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...

Date: 1935 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Depicts a man in a suit holding a bottle of beer. Big Boy was produced by the Hanover...


Description: Memohead of the Sanitary Paper Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a toilet paper service, with a hand pulling a sheet of toilet paper from a Sanitary dispens...

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